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Staying safe during the holidays

Christmas is my favorite time of the year and is officially underway. Family events, church gatherings and holiday ...

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Steps to Home program at St. Luke’s

Have you noticed how quickly patients are discharged from hospitals these days? In many cases, what was once ...

Healthcare Umbrella- Michelle Fortune

Dr. Rochester, an impressive member of the team

St. Luke’s Hospital entered a renaissance period beginning about four years ago. We’ve written about the new doctors, ...

Healthcare Umbrella- Michelle Fortune

Maintaining our independence as we age

One fact of life that we cannot escape is the longer we live, the older we become. And ...

Healthcare Umbrella- Michelle Fortune

Welcoming a new nurse practitioner to our team

The only constant in today’s healthcare profession is lightning-paced change. In 1980, our comprehensive medical knowledge doubled every ...

Healthcare Umbrella- Michelle Fortune

Pretty please, with a cherry on top

So, we have recognized Sleep Awareness Week, Poison Prevention Week and National Kidney Month, and today I want ...

Healthcare Umbrella- Michelle Fortune

Poison trees bear poison fruit

As a child, I ate a poisonous mushroom in the yard and it required an ER visit with ...

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Welcoming a new doctor to the team

Years ago, when my husband Timothy and I lived in Texas, I experienced cardiac arrhythmias. Heart rates in ...

Healthcare Umbrella- Michelle Fortune

Healthcare Umbrella – A pain in the neck

Recently, I had an injury to my hip that brought about a great deal of pain. When it ...

Opinion

An unprecedented national blood crisis

Because of the pandemic, we’ve been experiencing the worst blood shortage in more than ten years. The unprecedented ...

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